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July 2020

21 Jul

Data Factory SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) migration accelerators are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now has new features to accelerate SQL Server Integration Services migration to the cloud.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
16 Jul

Data Factory connector support for Delta Lake and Excel is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New connectivity added to Azure Data Factory enables managing your Data Lakes using Delta and reading data directly from Excel files.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
8 Jul

Azure Digital Twins enhanced features are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Create new generation IoT connected solutions that model the real world

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
8 Jul

Azure Digital Twins enhanced features now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Create new generation IoT connected solutions that model the real world

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features

June 2020

5 Jun

Data Factory adds a management hub, inline datasets and support for CDM in data flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory adds new features for ADF pipelines, Synapse pipelines and data flow formats

  • Data Factory
  • Features

May 2020

19 May

Easily deploy and manage Azure Stack through Avanade

NOW AVAILABLE

Avanade, a cloud services partner, now offers a way to easily deploy and manage Azure Stack in remote locations such as factories, oil rigs, retail locations, warehouses and all edges in between.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Microsoft Build
2 May

Data Factory adds new hierarchical data handling and new flexibility for complex joins

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory adds new features for data flows to handle hierarchical data mapping and complex joins and lookups

  • Data Factory
  • Features

April 2020

6 Apr

Update self-hosted integration runtime nodes to TLS 1.2 by 11 May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Update your servers/machines running self-hosted integration runtimes that communicate with the Azure Data Factory backend for control plane actions to use transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 by 11 May 2020.

  • Data Factory
  • Compliance
  • Security

March 2020

23 Mar

Data Factory adds Managed Identity and Service Principal to Data Flows Synapse staging

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory adds Managed Identity and Service Principal to Data Flows Synapse staging for fast, secure data loading.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
4 Mar

Data Factory adds Flatten transformation, single-row lookups and updated UI for container activities

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory added several new features to mapping data flows and pipeline activities this week: Flatten transformation, Lookup transformation, container UI.

  • Data Factory
  • Features

February 2020

7 Feb

Data Factory adds schema import, connection tests and custom sink ordering to data flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory added several new features to mapping data flows this week: Import schema and test connection from debug cluster, custom sink ordering.

  • Data Factory
  • Features

January 2020

29 Jan

Data Factory Adds Managed Identity Support to Data Flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory users can now build Mapping Data Flows utilized Managed Identity (formerly MSI) for Azure Data Lake Store Gen 2, Azure SQL Database and Azure Synapse Analytics (formerly SQL DW).

  • Data Factory
  • Features
27 Jan

Azure Data Factory is now available in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory is now available in the South Africa North region.

  • Data Factory V2
  • Data Factory
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory supports loading data into Azure Synapse Analytics using COPY statement

IN PREVIEW

Azure Synapse Analytics introduced a new COPY statement (preview) which provides the most flexibility for high-throughput data ingestion.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory copy activity supports resume from last failed run

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory copy activity now supports resume from last failed run when you copy files between file-based data stores to ease large volumes of data ingestion and migration.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory supports copying data into SFTP

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now supports SFTP as a sink and as a source. Use copy activity to copy data from any supported data store to your SFTP server located on-premises or in the cloud.

  • Data Factory
  • Features

December 2019

16 Dec

Data Factory expands data flow parameterization capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory expands parameterization capabilities to make data flows even more reusable and scalable.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
12 Dec

Azure Data Factory supports preserving metadata during file copy

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory copy activity now supports preserving metadata during file copy among Amazon S3, Azure Blob and Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

  • Data Factory
  • Blob storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features

November 2019

15 Nov

Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019 include features, connector updates and announcements about regional deployments.

  • Logic Apps
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
11 Nov

Azure Data Factory has added Avro and CosmosDB to data flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure Data Factory has added native CosmosDB and Avro connectors to mapping data flows

  • Features

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